The Institute of Economics, Zagreb is a public scientific institute with more than seventy-five years of experience in conducting scientific and development research in the field of economics. Owing to the impartiality and quality of its research team, it has gained the reputation of the country's leading research institute in the field of economics. The quality of its work is also reflected in an interdisciplinary approach to research which enables a comprehensive understanding of contemporary issues in economics.
The Institute’s researchers have acquired their knowledge at leading national and/or international universities. A number of them teach at universities in Croatia and abroad as visiting scholars. They are recognized as highly esteemed experts in their respective fields, always open to sharing knowledge and cooperating with local and foreign scientists and the business community.
Research projects are commissioned by various national and international business organizations and public institutions: ministries, state agencies and offices, local and regional government units, public and private companies, World Bank, European Commission, various international organizations and other clients.
Services provided by the Institute include: analyzing current economic trends, preparing macroeconomic forecasts, developing methodology, creating strategic documents, preparing background papers for economic policy makers and providing consultancy services.